Prospective International Students

1.Tuition and scholarships

Tuition fee details can be found at the following. Utsunomiya University offers scholarships to students who have excellent academic records yet financially in need of assistance.

  1. Tuition fee information
    Matriculation fee: 282,000 yen    
    Tuition and fees: Full-time enrollment for 1year: 535,800 yen
                : Full-time enrollment for a half-year: 267,900 yen
    All costs are based on fiscal 2014 rates and are subject to change under the University's rules.
  2. Exemption of the entrance fee
  3. Scholarship information
  4. List of Scholarships(Japanese)

2.Japanese language & Related program

Utsunomiya University offers comprehensive Japanese language and culture programs for the international students to acquire necessary skills based on their language level.

【Supplementary Classes in Basic Japanese】

There are supplementary basic Japanese classes in each semester. Students are assisted to develop basic communication skills required for academic and daily-life situations.

【Japanese Language and Japanese Culture Training Program】

This one year training program is offered for students who are majoring in Japanese language at their own universities and selected for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and technology Japan's "Japanese Language and Culture Training Program." This program aims to enable students to improve their Japanese language skills as well as deepening the specific knowledge of Japanese language and culture by conducting own research.

【Intermediate Japanese Language Program for Short-term Stay】

This 6 to 12 months long program is offered for students of partner universities under international exchange agreements. This program aims to enable students to improve their Japanese language skills as well as advancing their knowledge on Japanese society and culture.

3.Campus Facilities

Following links provide detailed information about each campus.

  • Access/Campus Map
  •  ┗Mine Campus:
  • School of International Studies, Education, Agriculture, and Headquarters
  •  ┗Yoto Campus:School of Engineering

4.Facilities for International Students

Utsunomiya University has a dormitory, International House, which new international students preferentially move in. Moreover, there is a room, International Space, which is used for chatting, studying or praying.

5.Event Information

Event information shows up both on the notice board in front of International Space and on web site,Facebook.

Event List in 2016

Additionally, Utsunomiya University has a student group, Ryugakusei-Advisor. They also support international students and hold various events for international students. Please join events and have fun.

6.Extra-Curricular Activities

Utsunomiya University has some facilities you can use and many extra-curricular activity groups you can join.

List of extra-curricular activity groups(Japanese)

7.Guidebook for International Students

This is a guidebook for International Students, which tells about procedures of residence (how to start your part time job, how to invite your family to Japan, what to do when you moved and so on), procedures of university and life in Japan. Please read it through.

・Campus Life Support(PDF)【Japanese】【English】

8.Counseling and Support Services

You might feel stressful living in Japan where things are unfamiliar. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to ask your tutor or the staff of International Student and Exchange Division.

9.Actions for When Emergency Information is Transmitted Using J-Alert

 In view of the current international situation, in the case a missile is fired and effect to Tochigi is forecasted, J-Alert (the system which is designed to communicate instant emergency information) operates as:
 The Japanese government sends emergency information such as missile firing and call for indoor evacuation. The emergency information is transmitted using emergency alert mails by cell phones and smart phones, along with the emergency warning sirens using public speakers.
 If J-Alert set out, act calmly as indicated below. In addition to the information via J-Alert, watch TV or listen to radio attentively for the broadcasted information.

Actions for When Emergency Information is Transmitted Using J-Alert